Lead Hand/Operator

Village of Fruitvale
Posted 4 months ago
Full Time

Job Description


Closing Date: January 28, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.

Under the direction of the Public Works Supervisor, this position performs a variety of general and specific skilled duties and is responsible for the site-specific direction of a crew which constructs, maintains, and repairs the Village infrastructure and assets. In the absence of the Public Works Supervisor, the Lead Hand may assume the day-to-day duties and responsibilities of the Public Works Supervisor and may be responsible for the operations of the Water and Waste Water Systems, as required. Weekend and evening on-call rotations are required of the position and good judgement is required to determine if call outs are necessary to attend to emergent situations. In the performance of these tasks, the Lead Hand must exercise good judgment, leadership, and a passion for public service.

The minimum requirements for this position that MUST be met are as follows:

Valid BC Driver’s License, minimum Class 5 with air brakes endorsement. Minimum Grade 12 graduation or equivalent. Be a member in good standing with the Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) and in possession of a Water Treatment Level I, Water Distribution Level I, Wastewater Treatment Level I and Wastewater Collection Level I Certificates with the expectation to upgrade certification in all systems. Preference will be given to those holding Level II Certification in any or all EOCP disciplines. Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) training. First Aid Level 1 minimum. This position is within the Bargaining Unit – CUPE, Local 2087 and wages and hours worked are as set out in the collective agreement. The 2021 wage rate is set at $36.15.

For more information on this position, please visit the Village of Fruitvale website at village.fruitvale.bc.ca for the complete job description.

If you are interested and meet the minimum qualifications submit your resume along with proof of minimum certification requirements to the Chief Administrative Officer by:


Or mail at:

Village of Fruitvale

Box 370

1947 Beaver Street

Fruitvale, B.C. V0G 1L0

Attention: CAO

Reference ID: Public Works

Application deadline: 2022-01-28

Expected start date: 2022-02-01

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $75,000.00-$90,000.00 per year


8 hour shift On call Overtime COVID-19 considerations: All Public Health Orders are followed


EOCP Water Treatment Level I or equivalent (required) EOCP Waste Water Treatment Level I or equivalent (required) EOCP Water Distribution Level I or equivalent (preferred) EOCP Waste Water Collection Level I or equivalent (preferred) Work remotely:


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